WMID-0E2817: Roman coin: Complete nummus of uncertain emperor

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COIN

Unique ID: WMID-0E2817

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A complete struck / hammered copper alloy nummus, of uncertain emperor, but probably of late 4th Century AD. Reverse type unclear, but possibly depicts a standing figure walking left. Mint uncertain.

Diameter: 13.4 mm
Thickness: 0.9 mm
Weight: 0.7 g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 300
Date to: Circa AD 400

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.9 mm
Weight: 0.7 g
Diameter: 13.4 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 7th October 2013

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Teresa Gilmore
Identified by: Miss Teresa Gilmore

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Uncertain - 4th century
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: unclear
Obverse inscription: illegible

Reverse description: unclear
Reverse inscription: illegible

Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Reverse mint mark: unclear
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: North Kesteven (District)
Parish or ward: North Rauceby (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF0046
Four figure Latitude: 53.00199238
Four figure longitude: -0.51129576
1:25K map: TF0046
1:10K map: TF04NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found whilst metal detecting

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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